Rumours not getting stopped in Udaipur, Internet service shut down for 48 hours

Jul 18 2019 11:58 PM
Rumours not getting stopped in Udaipur, Internet service shut down for 48 hours

Udaipur: The rumours are not coming to a halt after the uproar over the killing of Ramesh Patel in the Javarmines police station area of Udaipur district of Rajasthan. After which, internet service has been suspended in 10 towns of the district till 12 pm on 20th July on the orders of the Divisional Commissioner.

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Divisional Commissioner Vikas S. Bhale has issued an order extending the net closure period by 48 hours. Internet services will now remain paralysed in 10 towns of the district from 12 pm to 20th July. It may be mentioned that the people of Pildar and adjoining villages had staged a massive protest on 15th July demanding an impartial investigation into Ramesh's murder and arrest of all the accused involved in the murder. There was a fierce scuffle between the police and the protesters.

The angry people had also torched three police vehicles and two roadways. Messages protesting the closure of the town of Salumbur on social media were rapidly going viral. As a result, the administration extended the period of internet closure. Officials say net services will be resumed only after the case cools down.

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